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Eating red and processed meat—what do scientists say

Recent reports warn about a link between eating red and processed meat and the risk of developing cancer in the gut. These reports have resulted in new nutritional recommendations that advise people to limit their intake ...

Mar 06, 2014
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EU plans more tests for horsemeat in food

The EU will carry out a second round of tests to see if horsemeat is being passed off as beef, after a scandal last year rocked public confidence in food safety standards.

Feb 14, 2014
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For athletes, there's no place like home

The pomp. The pageantry. The exciting wins and devastating losses. Unbelievable feats of athleticism and sheer determination. That's right – it's time for the winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Everyone has their picks for ...

Feb 04, 2014
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Japan food probe widens as 1,400 reportedly fall sick

A probe into pesticide-laced frozen food in Japan has widened, with police interviewing factory workers assigned to a packaging room, reports said Thursday, as the number who have fallen sick reportedly topped 1,400.

Jan 09, 2014
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Dietary fibres protect against asthma

The Western diet probably has more to do with the asthma epidemic than has been assumed so far because developing asthma is related to the amount of fruit and vegetables consumed. Gut bacteria ferment the dietary fibres contained ...

Jan 06, 2014
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